A A 312
Vibration theory. Characteristics of single and multi degree-of-freedom linear systems with forced inputs. Approximate methods for determining principal frequencies and mode shapes. Application to simple aeroelastic problems. Prerequisite: M E 230. Offered: W.
Vibration theory. Characteristics of single and multi degree of freedom linear systems. Analysis of the free response, response to harmonic excitation, and general forced response of linear systems. Distributed parameter systems. Application to simple aerospace structural problems.
Student learning goals
Develop dynamic models of multi-degree-of-freedom systems using mass, spring and damper models.
Determine natural frequencies and mode shapes of a multi-degree-of-freedom system.
Develop dynamic models of distributed-parameter systems.
Determine natural frequencies and mode shapes of a distributed-parameter system.
Determine the system responses in free and forced vibrations.
General method of instruction
AA-210. ME-231. CEE-220. Math 307. Math 308.
Class assignments and grading
Homeworks from problems in the textbook.
Homeworks. Midterm exam. Final exam.